Courses, Meetings & Workshops

Skills Workshops

The following College courses are compulsory components of the SET Program in Urology and must be completed by the end of the SET level highlighted:

SET Trainees (who commenced prior to 2016)

College Course SET1 SET2 SET3













nSET Trainees (who were selected and commenced the nSET Urology Program from 2016)

College Course nSET1 nSET2










* The Australasian Urological Foundation recognises the importance of this course, and has generously agreed to reimburse the registration fee for trainees who attend the course whilst a SET Urology trainee.  To access this reimbursement, trainees are required to send a copy of their course receipt, certificate of attendance and bank account details to the Education and Training Manager.

Further information regarding these courses can be found on the College Website

SET Urology Induction Course and Skills Workshop (for nSET1 and nSET2 trainees)

Dates:  Thursday 3 March 2016 – Saturday 5 March 2016
Venue:  Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Spring Street, Melbourne
Cost:    TBC

The program comprises a general induction to the SET Program in Urology including an overview of the program, Training Regulations, logistical information as well as helpful information from members of the Board of Urology, some current trainees and College personnel. Trainees will also have the opportunity to meet with the key individuals involved in managing their training. The rest of the program will comprise the following skills/education modules:
Laser Safety, TUR-P, Ureteroscopy, Fluoroscopy, Suprapubic Punctures, Penile Nerve Blocks, Laparoscopic training.

Annual Scientific Meeting (USANZ ASM)

Each year, the USANZ holds its Annual Scientific Meeting (usually in April). The attendance requirements are outlined in the Training Regulations.

Trainee Week

Click here for further information about Trainee Week.

Section Meetings

Every year, each Section holds at least one Section Meeting (usually in the latter part of the year). The attendance requirements are outlined in the Training Regulations.

Education Programmes

Some Sections have established a structured and regular education programme (e.g. meetings, Journal Club or Skills Lab sessions). The Chair, Sectional TA&E Committee will provide trainees with further details including attendance and presentation requirements.

Requests for leave to not attend Section or other educational meetings must be obtained prospectively from the Chair, Sectional TA&E Committee. Non attendance under any other circumstances may impact on a trainee’s progress in training.

A trainee’s day-to-day education is provided by their hospital post.  This will include tutorials, uro-radiology meetings, uro-pathology meetings, journal club meetings and quality assurance meetings. Trainees should contact the Training Supervisor at their hospital for details of the local programme.

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